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Breckland Planning Applications for weekending 27 September 2016

Breckland Planning Applications for weekending 27 September 2016

0 on September 30, 2016, 7:05 am

The latest list of planning applications registered by Breckland Council during the week ending 27 September 2016 has been published. Applications may be inspected during normal office hours, at the Planning Department, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, and any representations in respect of them should be made, in writing, to the Director of Planning & Business Manager. If an application […]

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Letter to the Editor: Dereham deserves better…but don’t hold your breath!

0 on September 26, 2016, 8:12 am

Dear Editor, Dereham does certainly deserve better, but whether we can make changes and improvements in the Town is up to ALL of us – not just Councillors but residents and businesses alike. We need everyone to comment on the proposed developments in housing, -not just those in nearby areas, but going forward what we would like to see happen […]

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Grand Firework Display for Watton

Grand Firework Display for Watton

0 on September 25, 2016, 11:16 am

Watton Town Council have announced that they will be presenting a Grand Firework Display on Saturday 29th October from 4pm to 8pm at the Wayland Showground, Brandon Road, Watton. Project leader and Vice Chairman of Watton Town Council, Councillor Stan Hebborn said; “A number of people have commented on the fact that Watton hasn’t had a public firework display for […]

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Left to right: Lt Commander Stuart Fidler, Breckland Council Chairman Bill Borrett

Councillors learn of the vital work by SSAFA (the Armed Forces charity)

0 on September 24, 2016, 11:09 pm

At the September Council meeting, Breckland members heard of the vital support that SSAFA (the Armed Forces charity) provides for servicemen and women, veterans, reservists and their families. Lieutenant Commander Stuart Fidler, Chairman of SSAFA Norfolk branch, was invited to speak at the meeting by Breckland Council Chairman Bill Borrett to explain the charity’s history, work, services and achievements. SSAFA […]

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Breckland Planning

Breckland Planning Applications week ending 21 September 2016

0 on September 24, 2016, 10:45 pm

The latest list of planning applications registered by Breckland Council during the week ending 21 September 2016 has been published. Applications may be inspected during normal office hours, at the Planning Department, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, and any representations in respect of them should be made, in writing, to the Director of Planning & Business Manager. If an application […]

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Weekly crime summary 22 September 2016

0 on September 23, 2016, 8:33 pm

Numerous Norfolk offences detected in Europe-wide campaign Road checks carried out in Norwich on Wednesday in support of a Europe-wide campaign to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads have seen over a 30 people dealt with for offences including driving while using a mobile phone, driving with no insurance and driving while not wearing […]

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Search to find ‘UK’s Best Park’ launched by Fields in Trust

Search to find ‘UK’s Best Park’ launched by Fields in Trust

1 on September 23, 2016, 8:11 am

A nationwide search to find the country’s favourite local green space nominated and selected by public vote Do you think that your local park, playground or playing field is the best in the country? Here’s your chance to prove it. National charity Fields in Trust have launched a campaign to find the UK’s Best Park, as voted by YOU! This […]

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Breckland Council warns of bogus charity collector

0 on September 22, 2016, 8:38 pm

Local people are being warned that a bogus charity collector is operating in the Breckland district. The woman, who was recently seen in Nelson Place in Dereham, is claiming to be raising funds for The Happiness Foundation. Breckland Council Licensing Officers were alerted to the scam and have notified the Police. The Lowestoft-based charity’s Chief Executive, Kathryn Temple, says that […]

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Flagship staff push the pedals for charity

Flagship staff push the pedals for charity

0 on September 21, 2016, 7:53 pm

A number of Flagship Group staff will be getting on their bikes for charity this weekend as they take part in this year’s Bullards Tour De Norfolk cycle event. Five Flagship employees, ranging from Flagship HR advisors to RFT Services Field Managers, are taking part on Sunday 25 September, with three riding in the 35-mile challenge, and two braving the […]

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Have your say in shaping Breckland’s future

Have your say in shaping Breckland’s future

0 on September 20, 2016, 1:16 pm

Residents and businesses in Breckland can have their say and help shape future growth and development in the district, following the launch of the Council’s third Local Plan consultation. And to make sure as many people as possible can ask questions, as well as give their views, Breckland Council is holding a series of extended drop-in sessions across the district […]

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